With tag: elections
Analysis: How Endorsements Shape The Dems AG Primary
By Peter Biello
Endorsements are coming in for the candidates in the Democratic Attorney
General Primary. Incumbent Bill Sorrell has some high-profile
endorsements, while T.J. Donovan is finding support from Sheriffs,
Troopers and the AFL-CIO. Middlebury College political science professor emeritus Eric Davis speaks with VPR's Peter Biello about what these endorsements mean for the primary.
Illuzi Prepares His Bid For State Auditor
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Vincent Illuzzi says he hasn't made a final decision
whether to run, but he's asking voters to sign his petitions now because the
deadline for filing is a little more than a week away.
Wisconsin Holds Recall More Than A Year In Making
After a brief but bruising
campaign that followed a more than yearlong fight over union rights and
the state's cash-strapped budget, voters in a narrowly divided
Wisconsin began casting ballots Tuesday on whether to recall Gov. Scott
VIDEO: Professor Pundits
VPR.net is partnering with Middlebury
College to feature online political
commentary leading up to the 2012 presidential election.
Seeking Mutual Aid In Irene Relief
By Kirk Carapezza
Some Vermont towns sent public works crews and others to help towns that suffered flood damage. But now, they're looking for the state to help them with insurance.
Dubie Outspent Shumlin In Gubernatorial Race
Republican Brian Dubie raised
more money than Democrat Peter Shumlin did in their campaign for
Vermont governor, but Shumlin ended up getting more votes.
One-Party Rule Hasn’t Always Guaranteed Harmony
By Mitch Wertlieb
When Governor-elect Peter Shumlin
takes office in January, it will mark the first time since the Howard Dean
administration that both chambers of the legislature-and the Governor's
office-will be under Democratic leadership. But that one-party majority
doesn't necessarily mean harmony will reign in Montpelier.
Sanders Reaffirms Political Priorities
By Jane Lindholm
Senator Bernie Sanders discusses the election results and how they might affect what he wants to
accomplish in the Senate over the next two years. And we talk to journalist Anne Galloway about a superior court ruling that Hartford police must release documents regarding an incident in which they pulled an African-American man from his own home, believing he was a burglar.
Governor's Race Goes To Legislature
By Bob Kinzel
official results from last week's election have been released and no candidate
received more than 50 percent of the vote, and by state law the legislature
must now make the final decision by secret ballot in January.